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When swimming elephants sometimes use their trunks as snorkels.
Do you have a 'Russian Blue'?
We used to have - Poor thing contracted a terminal illness and departed from us.
Now we have a Norwegian Forest Cat with the sweetest disposition........And she absolutely loves to have her belly rubbed...
Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.
The cat manages to remain a tame animal because of the sequence of its upbringing. By living with other cats (its mother and littermates) and with humans (the family that has adopted it) during its infancy and kittenhood, it becomes attached to both and considers that it belongs to both species. Source- Desmond Morris, former Curator of Mammals, London Zoo.
In other news, Mt. Whitney is the Highest Point in the Conterminous U.S. (i.e.: the lower 48 states)- and Death Valley is the Lowest Point in North America.
The distance that separates those two sites... 76 Miles.
The truth that's told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent- William Blake, from Auguries of Innocence
Mauna Kea on the Big island of Hawaii rises to a height of 33,500 ft when measured from its ocean base - Taller than Everest.
Mauna Kea on the Big island of Hawaii rises to a height of 33,500 ft when measured from its oceanic base - Taller than Everest.
Ah, CD. You have caught Colins disease.
Which would you rather have serenade you?
A cat's purr has the same romance-enhancing frequency as the voice of singer Barry White.